UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
September 11, 2009
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
AKOUAVI KPADE AFOLABI, ET AL. DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Linares, District Judge
The Government having moved for admission of certain "voodoo" evidence as both intrinsic to the acts charged as well as admissible under Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b); and the Court having evaluated the briefs submitted both in support of an in opposition to the motion; and the Court having heard oral argument from both sides; and for the reasons set forth on the record during the September 11, 2009 hearing; and for good cause shown;
IT IS on this 11th day of September, 2009,
ORDERED that the Government's motion is GRANTED except as to the use of the word "voodoo," upon which the Court RESERVES pending an additional hearing to be held outside the presence of the jury; and it is further
ORDERED that Defendant shall submit a proposed limiting instruction.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Jose L. Linares United States District Judge
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